Recreation Strategic Plan

Cover of the RFP for the Recreation Strategic PlanRequest for Proposals (RFP)

Click to view at Planning Services-Recreation Strategic Plan

The City of Shaker Heights is seeking responses from qualified Consultants interested in providing planning services to complete Phase 1 of a two-phase Recreation Strategic Plan. Phase 1 will include:

  1. Community engagement and community needs assessment
  2. Existing state of recreation
  3. Recreation Strategic Plan
  4. Estimate of probable cost

 The Recreation Strategic Plan will be informed by robust community engagement to reflect needs in all parts of the community. This Plan will include a community engagement strategy and summary, community needs assessment, existing conditions and trends, priority uses for each potential site, site plans, and program with multiple options for selected sites.

 Please access the Request for Proposals at Planning Services-Recreation Strategic Plan.

Anticipated Project Schedule

The final plan must be completed by September 2024.

May 25, 2023RFP distributed
June 8, 2023 at 10 amPre-proposal meeting via Zoom (optional, link in RFP) 
June 14, 2023 at 2 pmDeadline for questions
June 15, 2023 at 5 pmCity posts questions and answers on project website
June 20, 2023 at 9 amProposals due
June 29-30, 2023Consultant interviews
July-August 2023Consultant project award
September 2023Consultant kick-off meeting
September 2024Submission of final plan and deliverables

Planning Documents

All documents available at the Planning Documents page.

Recreation Documents

 School District Documents

 Contact & Questions

Questions related to this RFP will be accepted through Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at 2 pm.  Direct questions to Kara Hamley O’Donnell, or 216-491-1436.  A summary of all questions and answers will be forwarded to our RFP distribution list and all who registered for this RFP on the City’s website, and posted on the project page on Thursday, June 15, 2023 by 5 pm. If you are looking for possible firms to partner with on this project, please email Kara Hamley O’Donnell, Principal Planner, for a copy of the RFP distribution list.